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ὄμπν-ιος , in codd. freq. ὄμπνειος, α, ον,
A.of or relating to corn,καρπόςMoschio Trag.6.10, Eratosth. 16.17 ; “στάχυςA.R.4.989, Lyc.621 ; ἔργον husbandry, Call. Fr.183 ; “ὄμπνια . . Δήμητρος . . δῶραOrph.Fr.280 ; nourishing, Philet. ap.Sch. A.R. 4.989 : hence,
2. epith. of Demeter, “Ὄμπνια, . θεσμοφόροςCall.Aet.Oxy.2079.10 ; “. ΔηώNonn.D.11.213, cf. Hsch. s.v. ὄμπνιος λειμών, prob. in IG22.1352 (ii A.D.): then in late Poets, Καίσαρος ὄμπνια μήτηρ ib.14.1389i56, cf. BCH11.161 (Lagina).
II. well-fed, flourishing : hence, large, . νέφος a huge cloud, S.Fr.246 ; “κτῆσιςLyc.1264. [Ὄμπνια proparox., Hdn.Gr.2.451 : formed like πότνια.]
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